Satryromania: excessive or high sexual drive in men and Nymphomania: high sexual drive on the part of women.

The University of Ghana, UG Careers and Counselling Centre recently had their 4th edition of Dcoded show which is getting bigger all the time at the Amegashie Hall University of Ghana, Legon.


Dcoded, a yearly Campus Talk Show held at the University of Ghana, Career and counselling Center, Legon, marks difference in the lives of many by bringing together all,  most especially the youth. The talk show since its inception served as an educative program for the youth most especially those on campus. It happens once in a semester with the purpose of offering neutral perspective to challenges and stimulates the strategic thinking base on the need of the audience/youth.

This year’s edition of Dcoded Show which focused on “Satryromania and Nymphomania” witnessed a Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Anthony Afriyie Amponsah, who is popularly known as Fr. Tony, host four resource personalities from specific fields of their professions to share their experiences and the way forward on Satryromania: excessive sexual drive in men and nymphomania excessive sexual drive in women with their effects on the individuals in the society.

Sex is known to be both physically and emotionally good but can be useless and meaningless if the sperms of the ovum which will make someone deserve to have a baby is not there. Many people have their own impression about what counts as sex. Some think it’s obvious that sex includes finger or mouth play, while for others, sex is solely penetration. Fr. Tony with his guests enlightened the youth at the University of Ghana, Legon on the benefits and misleads of sex.

The topic Satryromania and Nymphomania for the 4th edition of Dcoded Show brought to mind, that sex which is good as nature proclaims can equally cause depression and anxiety. For youths, they are encouraged to know more and learn more about sex.

“Know yourselves, try getting peer support and try not to stay together alone with your partner” Prof. Lydia Aziato the Dean, school of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Ghana, urged the young ones.

Sheik Aremeyaw Shaibu, the spokesperson for the chief imam said, “Guilt and hypocrisy can lead to sickness and depression” therefore, he encouraged all to uphold their religious values and principles very well (until you are married).

By Theresa Kpordzo

DEPSOCOM News, Accra